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Computing & Digital

Computing and Digital

With technology developing at such an incredible pace, and the need for digital skills becoming ever more important, the IT sector really is an exciting, vibrant and rewarding industry to work in.

Our computing and IT courses will give you the skills, knowledge and training required to enter the workplace as an IT professional or to progress into a computing-related higher education course. In the world of IT, the possibilities are truly endless.

Who are Leicester College's computing and digital courses for?

We offer courses for complete beginners to those with more experience with courses starting at entry level right through to a level 5 qualification. If you are aged 16 to 19 and don’t yet have your English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, these subjects will be an essential part of your study programme. All courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to work in the computing industry.

At entry level you will be introduced to essential IT skills including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics software and how to get the best out of the internet. There is also a large element of essential English and maths skills. We offer a range of level 3 courses from games development, networking, a general diploma and even an Access course for adult learners who want to go to university. The highest qualification we offer is our level 5 Computing Higher National Diploma. This course covers a range of skills around current IT technologies related to wed and multimedia, as well as an overview of computer architecture, systems development, programming and databases.

Further Information

As part of the Microsoft Imagine programme, we are able to provide training in the latest products and services – ensuring that when you leave us you feel comfortable at the forefront of leading edge technology. We can also provide work experience. Our learners have full access to Microsoft Imagine for all Microsoft developer applications, operating systems, and Microsoft Office free of charge.

Steven Ghent

Steven Ghent

Computing Higher National Diploma

'I am so proud to be a Leicester College student, the support I have received over the last three years has propelled me forward so much, changing my life for the better.'

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BTEC level 3 Computing Foundation Diploma – C7904

Course Code: C7904

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This course will develop your software and web development skill and prepare you for a career in the field of software development, web development or associated industries. During the course, you will develop skills in the use of industry-standard software packages including Visual Studio and Adobe Creative Suite.

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Computer Systems and Coding National Diploma level 3 – C8054

Course Code: C8054

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This course is a two year course that will develop your software and web development skill and prepare you for a career in the field of software development, web development or associated industries. During the course, you will develop skills in the use of industry-standard software packages including Visual Studio and Adobe Creative Suite. If […]

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Computer Systems, Security and Web BTEC Extended Certificate level 3 – C0882

Course Code: C0882

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Develop your technical skills in areas of web design, computer systems and computer security on this A level equivalent course.

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E-Sports Diploma Level 2 – C8262

Course Code: C8262

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

The esports course is great if you have chosen to focus your learning and career development within esports and are looking for an engaging qualification. As a qualification is endorsed by The British Esports Association, will prepare you for all aspects of the industry from events and marketing to tech and design.

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Information and Creative Technology BTEC Extended Certificate level 2 – C0180

Course Code: C0180

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Are you interested in the latest ICT technologies and enjoy learning about how computers work, programming, developing apps and products? This course gives you the opportunity to study a wide range of ICT-related modules to learn some truly in-demand skills.

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T Level Digital – Digital IT Support, Hardware and Security – C7264

Course Code: C7264

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Digital technology is developing at a fast pace and our T level aims to give you the knowledge and skills in software, security and hardware to combat the digital environments you will encounter in this industry. From in-classroom programmes to real-world scenarios, you will build your confidence into a qualification needed in many businesses/organisations.

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T Level Digital – Digital Production, Coding and Web Development – C7263

Course Code: C7263

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

Lead the way forward in the future of the digital industry with our T level in Digital Production, Coding and Web Development. To give you the skills to work within this fast paced industry our aim is to teach you strong transferable core digital skills as well as providing industry experience, putting theory to practice.

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Vocational Studies BTEC Introductory Diploma level 1 – C7513

Course Code: C7513

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 09 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This course is designed to develop your understanding of Information Technology and prepare you to progress onto higher level study. You will develop a broad understanding of website design and digital communication technologies as well as essential skills including communication, problem-solving and research, which can help you in all areas of your professional and personal life.

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Computer Systems and Coding National Diploma level 3 – C8054

Course Code: C8054

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 10 Sep 2024
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus St Margaret's Campus

This course is a two year course that will develop your software and web development skill and prepare you for a career in the field of software development, web development or associated industries. During the course, you will develop skills in the use of industry-standard software packages including Visual Studio and Adobe Creative Suite. If […]

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